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ISTH Launches Registration for its Scientific and Standardization Committee 2018 Meeting in Dublin

Monday, November 27, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Barbara Krolak
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Society Partners with Support of Fáilte Ireland to Host Influential International Meeting of Scientific Experts in Field of Thrombosis and Hemostasis 

CHAPEL HILL, NC, USA -- November 27, 2017 – The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) has launched registration for its 64th Annual Scientific and Standardization Committee (SSC) Meeting in Dublin, Ireland, from July 18-21, 2018. Hosted at the Convention Centre Dublin, ISTH SSC 2018 will welcome a global community of thousands of clinicians, researchers, educators, healthcare professionals, and industry partners in the field of thrombosis and hemostasis.

“SSC 2018 will showcase innovative new research and an impressive program of plenaries and education sessions, as well as a state-of-the-art exhibition hall with hundreds of representatives from global companies,” said SSC 2018 Meeting President Prof. Dermot Cox of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. “We encourage all interested attendees to register now to secure the best rates.”

ISTH members are eligible to receive a significant discount on meeting registration. Additional resources are now available for attendees, including hotel accommodation information and access to the online program. The SSC 2018 abstract submission period opens December 1, 2017.

The ISTH is proud to partner with Fáilte Ireland’s Business Tourism division, the National Tourism Development Authority of Ireland, for the SSC 2018 Meeting. Fáilte Ireland promotes and supports bids for International Business Events under the Meet in Ireland and Dublin Convention Bureau brands respectively.

“Fáilte Ireland is delighted to welcome the ISTH to Dublin for its SSC 2018 Meeting,” said Sam Johnston, Manager of Fáilte Ireland’s Dublin Convention Bureau. “As the thriving and dynamic capital city of Ireland, we are confident that SSC 2018 meeting attendees will enjoy the city’s vibrant offerings and cultural diversity.”

The ISTH also collaborates closely with a Local Organizing Committee of national experts in the field, led by Cox, to organize the ISTH SSC 2018 program. The meeting is organized in collaboration with Conference Partners International, based in Dublin. 

To learn more about SSC 2018 and to register, visit

About the ISTH
Founded in 1969, the ISTH is the leading worldwide not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the understanding, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of thrombotic and bleeding disorders. ISTH is an international professional membership organization with more than 5,000 clinicians, researchers and educators working together to improve the lives of patients in more than 94 countries around the world. Among its highly regarded activities and initiatives are education and standardization programs, research activities, meetings and congresses, peer-reviewed publications, expert committees and World Thrombosis Day on 13 October. Visit ISTH online at

More about Business Tourism 
Business Tourism is one of the highest yield sectors in tourism, worth €715 million a year to the economy and the sector employs 20,000 jobs in Ireland. Business Tourists or international delegates are valued at €1,600, that’s 2-3 times that of a leisure tourist and on average each delegate will extend their stay to nearly three days on top of their business commitment, affording them the opportunity to mix business and pleasure.

Meet in Ireland
The Official Business Events Bureau for the Island of Ireland
Meet in Ireland is the official MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and events) brand for the island of Ireland. It comprises of three tourism authorities: Fáilte Ireland, Tourism Ireland and the Tourism Northern Ireland, who work in partnership to promote Ireland as a leading business events destination.
Dublin Convention Bureau
Dublin Convention Bureau (DCB) is the official business events bureau for Dublin. It promotes Dublin as a business tourism destination by creating awareness of its advantages, and offering solutions that meet the needs of clients and partners. For more information, please visit 

Media Contact
Barbara Krolak, Relationship and Campaign Specialist
International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis
+1 919-929-3807 

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